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Democrats and Swiss Bank Hypocrisy

If Mitt Romney's old Swiss bank accounts are a bad thing, maybe Obama shouldn't hire a bunch of people intimately involved with them.

Line of the night

Just as Mitt Romney’s Swiss bank accounts came up over and over again Tuesday night, one phrase kept popping up on Wednesday — that under Obamacare, “being a woman is no longer a preexisting condition.” Read full article >>

DNC star: Swiss bank accounts

Here’s Maryland Gov. Martin O”Malley:”Swiss bank accounts never built an American bridge. Swiss bank accounts dont put cops on the beat or teachers in our classrooms. Swiss bank accounts never created American jobs!” Read full article >>

Calvados: Wish You Were Here: La Suisse Normande, France

2 years agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Bonjour from the banks of the river Orne, in the area of Normandy called "La Suisse Normande"?Swiss Normandy?on account of the hills, where autumn is setting in. This is World War II, Band of Brothers country, and unusually for France...Show More Summary

Criminal Tax Case Involving Offshore Bank Accounts Leads to Lawsuit Against U.S. Billionaire

When American billionaire Igor Olenicoff opened his offshore bank account with Swiss bank UBS, AG he was allegedly told he did not have to file Form TD F 90-22.1, or Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts Report, more commonly known as an FBAR, or pay taxes on the $180 million he held at the institution. Show More Summary

Credit Suisse denies Swiss banks helping Germans dodge tax pact

``The allegations have made it more difficult for Germany and Switzerland to finalize a proposed deal that would leave German account holders anonymous but under which the Swiss government would impose a retroactive withholding tax and would tax future interest income on the accounts. Show More Summary

Offshore Bank Account Whistleblower Released from Prison

Former Swiss banker Bradley Birkenfeld has been released from prison where he had served 30 months of his 40-month sentence for his work at UBS, AG helping clients hide their offshore bank accounts. Mr. Birkenfeld exposed the Swiss bank as a facilitator for U.S. Show More Summary

Nice work

GUESSING at the supposed—and secret—personal wealth of President Vladimir Putin is a favourite pastime for Russia-watchers, with much talk (and few facts) about opaque beneficiary companies, Swiss bank accounts, and intermediary oligarchs. Show More Summary

Why Switzerland is Not Amused by Miss Swiss Bank Account (a.k.a. Romney Girl)

The country is chagrined that it continues to be thought of as the hideaway for ill-gotten gains. Why don’t Americans pick on Delaware?

Did Romney avoid taxes with Swiss bank accounts and Cayman investments?

(Relevant segment begins at 8:35 mark) “First of all, there was no reduction, not one dollar of reduction in taxes, by virtue of having an account in Switzerland or a Cayman Islands investment. Those — the dollars of taxes remained exactly the same. Show More Summary

More bullshit from the flip-flopper

By Comrade Misfit To wit: Mitt Romney said Sunday that he gained no tax benefits by investing part of his fortune in funds based in the Cayman Islands and other overseas jurisdictions, or using a Swiss bank account, saying PresidentShow More Summary

Tax Problem for Romney

Republican Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney could find himself in a whole lot of trouble if he fully makes public his tax returns over the years. Mr. Romney has already admitted to having a Swiss bank account and while it is perfectly...Show More Summary

Romney: Not Going to 'Manipulate My Life' by Closing Swiss Bank Account

Click here to view this media Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney insists that he didn't shut down his tax shelters in the Cayman Islands, Bermuda and Switzerland because it would "avoid the truth" and he wasn't going...Show More Summary

Romney Defends His Swiss Bank Accounts: “I’m Not Going To Try To Hide Who I Am”

Mitt Romney told Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday that there is nothing wrong with his foreign bank accounts. “I could have said don’t make any investments in any foreign companies, in any foreign bonds, in any foreign currencies, only U.S. Show More Summary

OMG, Tax Evasion In Switzerland! By Rich Swiss! But At Least It’s “Officially Silenced To Death”

Wolf Richter The arm-wrestling between the US, Switzerland, and Swiss banks over funds that US citizens have stashed away in Swiss bank accounts has been going on for years to the point where the Swiss are now actually cracking down on US citizens, or at least aide them in circumnavigating the reporting requirements. Show More Summary

No, Jonathan Chait, I Never Hinted That Having a Swiss Bank Account Amounts to 'heroic rebellion'

2 years agoNews : Reason

Jonathan Chait has a long piece in New York magazine about liberalism in Hollywood. In it, he quotes me on a very angential side-issue, yet still manages to misrepresent my stated views seriously enough to point out. The relevant section: This...Show More Summary

UBS Sues Former Billionaire Offshore Bank Account Client

A recent chapter of the Swiss Banks vs. the IRS saga features a plot twist; large Swiss bank UBS sues a wealthy American client. UBS, Switzerland’s largest bank filed a lawsuit last week suing their former client, billionaire real estate developer, Igor Olenicoff for damages from a 2008 federal lawsuit he filed against the them. Show More Summary

Romney says he never paid less than 13% in taxes for any of the last 10 years. But how much would he pay each year once the Ryan plan is passed?

... And when, exactly, did he pay that at-least-13% per year? Might some of it have been paid under the 2009 IRS amnesty plan for people who’d been hiding money in secret overseas bank accounts, after the Swiss banks suddenly agreed to reveal to the IRS the identities of American account holders? Just wondering.

UBS Sues Billionaire Olenicoff In Offshore Tax Cheating Case

Swiss bank wants $3 million in attorneys' fees, as well as other damages, from Forbes 400 member who sought to blame it for his secret foreign accounts and admitted tax felony.

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